So SPQR -- means ROME. Here's a photo journal from a recent visit to Rome, skipping the famous monuments and focussing on a few details of the Eternal City.
|"we're against frozen food."|
|Boromini staircase, Palazzo Barbarini.|
|Roman water: Piazza del Popolo.|
|A Barberini bee.|
|Everything happens in the middle of the street in Rome.|
|Roman water: Piazza Colonna.|
|A pigeon perches -- on Bernini's sculpture.|
|Conservationists at rest: Pyramid of Cestius.|
|A quiet corner in Sant'Apollinare.|
|Street art, Rome.|
|Spotted in an apartment block courtyard:|
domestic re-use for a Roman sarcophagus, and
a few spare capitals.
|The artists of Piazza Navona.|